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Version 1.5.18 0.8 RC7 --
Last Release May 28, 2010 March 8, 2009 --
GPL License GPL License --
Price Free Free --
Resources --
Easy to Use Easy to Use --
Installation Easy to Do Classical --
Administration Efficient & Fast Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Big Community Medium Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
4.8/10 (24 votes)
8.8/10 (19 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements Joomla Forum Viscacha
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
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  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Lighttpd
  • Nginx
  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Lighttpd
  • Nginx
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  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
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  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MySQL
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Browsers & Clients
Requirements
Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox
Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer
Google ChromeGoogle Chrome
OperaOpera
Apple SafariApple Safari
KonquerorKonqueror
Mozilla SeaMonkeyMozilla SeaMonkey
Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox
Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer
Google ChromeGoogle Chrome
OperaOpera
Apple SafariApple Safari
KonquerorKonqueror
Mozilla SeaMonkeyMozilla SeaMonkey
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  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • Javascript
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Yes Yes --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Dari
Albanian
Bangali
Bulgarian
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Belarusian
Catalan
Chinese (Simplified)
Czech
German
Danish
Estonian
Esperanto
Spanish
Finnish
French
Galician
Greek
Gujarati
Croatian
Hungarian
Indonesian
Hindi
Persian
Icelandic
Italian
Japanese
Khmer
Laothian
Tamil
Lithuanian
Latvian
Malayalam
Montenegrin
Macedonian
Mongolian
Dutch
Norwegian
Pashto
Filipino
Urdu
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Serbian
Russian
Arabic
Swedish
Slovene
Sinhalese
Sindhi
Syriac
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
English (British)
English (American)
Vietnamese
Afrikaans
Chinese (Traditional)
No. --
Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics Joomla Forum Viscacha
Flat/Threaded Flat --
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
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No - --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes - --
Forum Posts Joomla Forum Viscacha
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • Plain Text
  • Formatting Buttons
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  • HTML
  • Wiki
  • BBCode
  • Plain
  • HTML
  • BBCode
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Plugin - --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
Plugin - --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Image Attachment
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
  • Use BBCode or HTML
No. --
Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features Joomla Forum Viscacha
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Plugin No --
Plugin No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features Joomla Forum Viscacha
Bundled Software
  • Portal
  • Website Home Page
  • CMS
  • Wiki
  • Blog
  • Portal
  • CMS
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  • RSS 2.0
  • ATOM 1.0
  • RSS 2.0
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Yes No --
No. No. --
Cache System Yes Yes --
  • Custom Template Engine
No. --
Post By Email No - --
User Profiles &
Options
Joomla Forum Viscacha
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
Plugin - --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
Plugin No --
Payment
Subscriptions
Plugin No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
No - --
Yes Yes --
User Blacklist Yes No --
IP Blocking Yes Yes --
Customization Joomla Forum Viscacha
Yes
~5116 Available Plugins.
Yes --
Plugin Installation --
Yes
~250 Available Themes.
Yes --
Custom BBCodes Yes Yes --
Custom Emoticons Yes Yes --
Custom
Thread Icons
Yes Yes --
Custom
Profile Fields
Plugin Yes --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. --
  • Joomla
No. --
No. --
Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
Joomla Forum Viscacha
Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
No. --
Moderator
per Section
Yes Yes --
Global Moderator Yes Yes --
Move Threads Yes Yes --
Shadow Topics Yes Yes --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups Yes Yes --
User Registration
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Invitation Only
  • User Account created by Administrator
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
No. --
No - --
Yes Yes --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
Plugin No --
Access Control List Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing Plugin Yes --
Installation &
Upgrading
Joomla Forum Viscacha
Installation Method Installation Wizard Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard Upgrade Wizard --
Update
Notifications
Yes Yes --
Forum Migration Yes - --
Database
Management
Backup Database Yes Yes --
Prune Database Yes Yes --
Restore Database Plugin Yes --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes Yes --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
Plugin - --
Tasks Scheduler Plugin - --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 2
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  • AA
  • A
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Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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